Photographer/Creator

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Date

1-1-1994

Description

Rhode Island State House, Providence Station, Waterplace Park, Union Station as seen from the Providence Biltmore Hotel. Waterplace Park and the Riverwalk linked to it have a welcoming, well-thought-out design, which has become a focal point of the overall revitalization of Providence's downtown area. Built in 1994, Waterplace Park and Riverwalk are situated at the foot of Capital Center. This photograph takes place at its grand beginnings.

Notes

Bibliography: Woodward, W.M. McKenzie. PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence Preservation Society, 2003. pp. 107, 303-305.

Creator 2 Dates

1988-1994

Creator 2 Role

Architect firm (Waterplace Park)

Building Type

Park

Themes

Historic buildings

Subject Headings

Urban renewal-- Rhode Island-- Providence; City planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Land use, Urban-- Rhode Island -- Providence; Union Station (Providence, RI); Rhode Island State House (Providence, RI); Waterplace Park (Providence, RI); Urban development -- Rhode Island -- Providence;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

11 Dorrance St.

Keywords

Union Station, Providence Station, urban renewal, city planning, Waterplace Park, state house, Woonasquatucket River

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